Our Trainer, Gary Merullo, has completed the requirements and testing to earn the designation as a Certified Professional Dog Trainer from the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers. Gary believes that the Foundation for a Happy Relationship with your Dog is to Train your Dog Basic Obedience and Good Manners. He is a member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers (APDT). Gary Merullo, of Good Rascal Dog Training, offers In-Home Dog Training around Atlanta, Georgia.
When not providing Dog Training to his Canine Clients, Gary Merullo can be seen several times a week at Dog Parks in Cobb County, Georgia, working and playing with his three rescue dogs, Charlie, Pete, and Dakota.
Gary is a promoter of Animal Rescue and has volunteered his dog training services with the Atlanta Humane Society in Midtown Atlanta. He has worked as a Volunteer Dog Trainer, training and socializing dogs of all breeds to help them to become more adoptable.
He has also volunteered his dog training services with Georgia Canines for Independence in Woodstock, an organization featured on Fox 5 News, which provides Guide Dogs for the disabled.
GOOD RASCAL DOG TRAINING
Good Rascal Dog Training services are always conducted with the utmost respect for Dogs and their Owners. Dogs are always treated kindly; and we strive to make it a fun experience that your Dog will look forward to.
Gary's wife, Rita Merullo, is also an animal lover, and volunteers with several humane organizations in Atlanta. She serves as an Assistant Dog Trainer (if needed).
Gary and Rita Merullo have been longtime residents of Kennesaw, Georgia. They love their three mixed-breed dogs. Gary has taught them to live and play together peaceably, and to be trusted off-leash within his home. (They are seen in the picture at the bottom of this page, lining up for a treat).
Gary continues to study the latest in positive dog training techniques. Courses he has completed include: